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Euronext appoints VTB Capital’s Andrew Cornthwaite to board of Euronext UK Markets


Euronext, one of the leading Continental European exchange operators, has appointed VTB Capital’s Head of International Global Banking Andrew Cornthwaite to the board of Euronext UK Markets as a non-executive director. Andrew Cornthwaite is currently responsible for developing VTB Capital and VTB Group’s client strategy outside Russia and the CIS and driving the international expansion of the Global Banking business. His position as Head of International Global Banking at VTB Capital will remain unchanged.

Andrew Cornthwaite has over 20 years of investment banking experience. He joined VTB Capital in July 2013, prior to which he was Deputy CEO and Head of Investment Banking for Renaissance Capital in Moscow.

Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted that Andrew Cornthwaite has joined the board of Euronext UK Markets, where his deep capital markets experience will prove invaluable. His appointment also shows the quality of the international team and increased focus of VTB Capital on international capital markets.”

Euronext is the holding company of a pan European exchange group which operates equity, fixed income and derivatives markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon.

VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has taken part in more than 470 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 194bn worth of investments to Russia and CIS.

VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing investment and asset management, advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad. VTB Capital operates in Moscow, London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sofia, New York, Paris and Vienna, with headquarters in Moscow.

VTB Capital holds top positions in the debt and equity capital markets, as well as M&A, in Russia, CIS and CEE according to the league tables for 2011-2013 by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters.

This press-release does not constitute an offer to the public or an advertisement of securities in the Russian Federation, is not an offer or an invitation to make offers, to purchase securities in the Russian Federation and must not be passed on to third parties or otherwise made publicly available in the Russian Federation.

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Vadim Bely 

Julia Govorun